The Beginnings of a Collection

Sometime early in 2005, while prowling through the thousands of listing in the ‘art’ section of EBAY, I stambled upon a collection of striking glass plate negatives. The seller had listed them as works by an Armenian woman photographer called … Continue reading

19th Century and the Rise of the Photographic Arts

The focus of the collection is the legacy of Armenian photographers working across the globe during the past one hundred and fifty years. In its acquisition policy, the foundation aims to both research and define what might constitute and be … Continue reading

Pictorialism and the Art Photograph

While portraiture became the core business activity for many commercial studios at the turn of the century, landscape and architecture photography was also high in demand. Highly restricted by genre conventions borrowed from painting and to a degree defined by … Continue reading

Modernity or Modernities?

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The Documentary Photograph

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The Neglected Art: Soviet and Post-Soviet Armenian Photographers

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Photography After Photography

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